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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Senior Director, Product (Cyber)Security & Privacy in Attleboro, Massachusetts

Sensata Technologies is a world leader in mission-critical sensors and controls designed to make the world cleaner, safer and more efficient. Our company has more than 20,000 employees in 11 countries around the world and a strong balance-sheet with revenues of more than $3B in FY2020.

Our sensors are the fundamental building blocks needed for a smart, connected, electrified and, ultimately, autonomous world. Our core business includes sensors and controls for the Automotive, Heavy Vehicle and Off-Road (HVOR), Industrial, and Aerospace industries. In addition to supporting our strong core business, the Ventures Organization of the CTO Office is working and investing in three major megatrends for our future growth: (a) Electrification, which includes areas such as Electric Vehicle (EV) technology, Battery technology and Battery Management Systems (BMS), Energy Storage Systems (ESS) and intelligent Energy Management Systems (EMS); (b) Autonomy, which includes areas such as perception sensing technologies (e.g. 4D imaging radar), driver assistance, and autonomous vehicles; and (c) Internet of Things (IoT), which leverages our smart and connected sensors and market position to offer IoT Edge and Cloud solutions and data insights in areas such as connected cars, Heavy Vehicles and Off-Road (HVOR), and Industrial IoT (IIoT) applications.

The CTO Office provides the technical leadership to support our Business Units (BUs) and the new growth initiatives of the Sensata Ventures organization. It is responsible for defining the technologies and engineering processes and for providing the technical expertise and support to assist the BUs engineering teams throughout the company to create industry-leading quality and performance products.

If you are an experienced and hands-on technical leader looking for an opportunity to work in a rapidly-changing industry, a high-energy, high-talent team, and to make a strong impact on the digital transformation of a global leading technology company, we want to talk to you about joining our team!

This position is the most senior technical leader of the CTO Office team in the area of Product Security and Privacy, including processes, technologies and related product hardware, software, and system architectures, design, and implementations.


Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provides technical leadership to the BU product development teams in all aspects of security and privacy throughout the full product lifecycle (requirements, architecture, design, implementation, deployment, operations, maintenance, support)

  • Collaborates with BU business, product, and technical leaders and participates in select customer meetings to ensure that customer security and compliance requirements are captured and included in the design and implementation of all products

  • Defines the appropriate product security and privacy processes, frameworks, and standards to support the company’s business needs

  • Leads the adoption of a culture of security and privacy “by design” throughout the company’s product development teams, through best practices, education, processes, tools, methodologies and governance

  • Drives best practices in security in both embedded product and cloud/application-based architectures.

  • Works with the product development teams to continuously conduct risk assessments to understand the threats, define mitigations, monitor field deployments, and plan for incident response related to existing and new use cases of our product offerings

  • Creates and leads data governance processes to ensure the privacy and protection of our customers’ data that is created and/or collected by our products, systems, and services

  • Leads and conducts Architecture and Technical reviews, Business Impact Analyses (BIA), Security Risk Assessments (SRA), Privacy Impact Analyses (PIA), and other formal reviews related to the security and privacy of the company’s products

  • Maintains an ongoing awareness of information security, vulnerabilities, and threats to support product creation and risk management decisions

  • Participates in the overall Corporate Security and Privacy governance and contributes to long-term strategic initiatives related to Security and Privacy within the company

  • As part of the overall Corporate Security and Privacy processes, leads the analysis and response to any potential security incidents related to the company’s products


  • 15+ years of proven, hands-on track-record as an engineer in complex software products, systems, and services, 10+ of which should be related to security and privacy engineering roles, 5+ of which as a leader of a security and privacy function

  • B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related Engineering field is required, an advanced degree is desirable

  • Hands-on strong technical expertise in hardware and software security, IoT security, embedded systems security, cloud-computing security, network security and related protocols, PKI, data protection, Identity Management systems, complex authentication and authorization flows, threat analysis

  • Hands-on extensive experience in the creation, execution, and governance of security and privacy best practices, processes, tools and methodologies

  • Deep understanding of the full IoT stack, internet services, cloud computing technologies, and related security risks and mitigations

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills and ability to lead effectively across organizations



Smarter Together

  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing.

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

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We are ready for the next century.

Our vision is to be a world leader in mission-critical sensing and electrical protection while satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, efficiency and a clean environment and being a partner, employer and neighbor of choice. Our sensors are the fundamental building blocks needed for a smart, connected, electrified and, ultimately, autonomous world. Click here to find out more about our Future Focus (

Sensing is what we do.

In fact, our name Sensata comes from the Latin word sensate for ‘those gifted with sense’. Our focus on sensing is also reflected in our logo, which spells Sensata in Braille.

Sensata Technologies is a world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and controls designed to make the world cleaner, safer and more efficient. Mission-critical means products that are essential and difficult to do. You’ll find our 47,000 unique products in many applications anywhere from automotive braking systems to aircraft flight controls.

Sensata devices are in systems that protect people and the environment, so what we do matters. We take pride in knowing our technologies improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day.

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